Notable NYC: 3/10–3/16


Saturday 3/10: Fred Moten and Anne Boyer join Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 3/11: Matthew Bischoff, Nick Douglas, Hannah Goldfield, Tiffany Kelly, Jessi Olsen, Eudora Peterson, Joe Coscarelli, and host Ryan Sartor join the Difficult to Name Reading series. 200 6th Street, 6 p.m., free.

Chris Kraus and Sheila Heti join Murmrr Lit series. Murmrr Ballroom, 6:30 p.m., free.

Suzanne Scanlon, Eugene Lim, Hannah Lillith Assadi, and Anne K. Yoder join Sunday Night Fiction for Wish Fulfillment. KGB, 7 p.m., free.

Monday 3/12: Christine Schutt, Uzodinma Iweala, Stefan Merrill Block, Kate Greathead, and Chandler Klang Smith join the Franklin Park Reading Series. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free.

Joy Press and Emily Nussbaum discuss Stealing the Show: How Women Are Revolutionizing Television. McNally Jackson – SoHo, 7 p.m., free.

Devin Doyle, Moore Keesean, Molly Taylor, Erika Hodges, Vanessa Persephone, David Morse, Tommy Pico and host JC Hopkins joins Poetry 99. Spoonbill & Sugartown – Montrose Avenue, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 3/13: Alicia Mountain launches her collection High Ground Coward, with special guests Jean Valentine and Ana Božičević. KGB, 7 p.m. free.

Jared Harél, Morgan Jerkins, and Rachel Lyon join the LIC Reading Series. LIC Bar, 8 p.m., free.

Junot Díaz presents Islandborn. Brooklyn Public Library, 6 p.m., $25.

Ann Goldstein and Jenny McPhee discuss Neapolitan Chronicles. Community Bookstore, 7 p.m., free.

Sarah Kay presents All Our Wild Wonder. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Peter Brown presents The Wild Robot Escapes. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., $5.

Gaiutra Bahadur, Kimiko Hahn, Alice Sola Kim, Jason Koo, and moderator and editor Rowan Hisaya Buchan read from Go Home! New Voices on the Asian Diaspora. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Andrew Santella presents Soon. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Jami Attenberg celebrates the paperback of All Grown Up with Rumaan Alam, Mary H.K. Choi, and Maeve Higgins. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Wednesday 3/14: Uzodinma Iweala presents Speak No Evil and talks with Larissa MacFarquhar. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Marie Howe joins Billy Hough for the How Not To Write reading series for How Not To Compose that Poem. Join events coordinator Billy Hough as he talks with authors about their craft for a great new series. McNally Jackson – Williamsburg, 7 p.m., free.

Sarah Nicole Smetana presents The Midnights. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Callie Garnett launches her chapbook On Knowingness with Bridget Talone and Rawaan Alkhatib. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 3/15: Jessie Chaffee, Sean Cole, Naomi Fry, Mitra Jouhari, Sammy Nickalls, Larissa Pham, and Bijan Stephen join the Difficult to Name Reading Series. Greenlight Lefferts Gardens, 7:30 p.m., free.

Danielle Lazarin and Rachel Lyon join the Pete’s Reading Series. Pete’s Candy Store, 7:30 p.m., free.

Deborah Santana, Mercy Tullis-Bukhari, Menen Hailu, Mila Jam, Nuris Terrero, and Kristin Leavy Miller read from All the Women in My Family Sing, edited by Deborah Santa. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Kate Greathead presents Laura & Emma. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.

Mariam Ehrari, Sarah Sophie Flicker, Paola Mendoza, and other national Women’s March organizers discuss Together We Rise: Behind the Scenes at the Protest Heard Around the World. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free.

Friday 3/16: Luis Alberto Urrea presents The House of the Broken Angels. Books Are Magic, 7:30 p.m., free.


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Ian MacAllen is the author of Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American (Rowman & Littlefield, April 2022). His writing has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, Southern Review of Books, The Offing, 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, and elsewhere. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at More from this author →